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Gear Review: TetherTool’s Case Relay
There is nothing worse than doing an extended shoot and suddenly running out of power in your camera battery. Inevitably,...
Gear Review: iForway PowerElf Portable Power Station
If you ever leave your house and spend time away, then this battery may be a good option for you....
The Vello BG-N19 Battery Grip for Nikon D850
I recently added a Nikon D850 to my arsenal, and more recently, had the opportunity to test it out with...
The Traveling Photographer: Powering Up!
How many times have you pushed the shutter release on your camera, to take that perfect photograph, only to find...
Mirrorless Camera Maniac: 5 Ways to Maximize Your Battery Life
One complaint about mirrorless cameras is that their battery life is poor compared to DSLR's. Considering all that the battery does in...
Studio Tip: Add a Battery Grip to Your Camera
Most high-end digital SLR cameras come with a built-in battery grip. If your camera doesn't have a grip, don't worry,...
GoPro Update Eliminates Off-Brand Batteries & A Huge Surprise
A recent update for the GoPro Hero5 firmware (v01.55) makes the camera unable to use batteries made by other manufacturers....
One Must Have Accessory for Event Photographers
One of the best reasons to go to trade shows is to get your hands on new gear. I'm not...
Which GoPro Battery Lasts the Longest?
While GoPro cameras offer awesome point of view shots, they don't have the best battery life. I went into the...
Keep Track of your Rechargeable Batteries
Life on set can be crazy . . . You're thinking about the set design, lights, backgrounds, camera settings, models,...
The Best Rechargeable Batteries for your Speedlights
Speedlights are some of the best tools in my bag. I can set them up in just minutes, and they...
Using Battery Powered Lights
Lighting options that don't require electric power cords are always welcome. In this tutorial I'll explore some benefits and workflows...

Gear Review: TetherTool’s Case Relay

There is nothing worse than doing an extended shoot and suddenly running out of power in your camera battery. Inevitably, it’ll happen right when the mood is perfect and things are finally going exactly as you wanted. In a recent

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The Vello BG-N19 Battery Grip for Nikon D850

I recently added a Nikon D850 to my arsenal, and more recently, had the opportunity to test it out with the addition of a Vello BG-N19 battery grip.  The battery grip was provided to me by B&H for the purposes of this

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The Traveling Photographer Column on Photofocus.com

The Traveling Photographer: Powering Up!

How many times have you pushed the shutter release on your camera, to take that perfect photograph, only to find your battery is dead and you don’t have another. Let’s face it, as photographers we are only as good as

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Studio Tip: Add a Battery Grip to Your Camera

Most high-end digital SLR cameras come with a built-in battery grip. If your camera doesn’t have a grip, don’t worry, 3rd party grips are inexpensive and easy to install. Here’s why you should consider adding a battery grip to your

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Which GoPro Battery Lasts the Longest?

While GoPro cameras offer awesome point of view shots, they don’t have the best battery life. I went into the test labs to see which battery lasted the longest. Learn how close the third party (and much cheaper) batteries were

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Keep Track of your Rechargeable Batteries

Life on set can be crazy . . . You’re thinking about the set design, lights, backgrounds, camera settings, models, hair and makeup, pleasing your clients, the art director breathing down your neck, etc. Every time I finish a shoot,

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Using Battery Powered Lights

Lighting options that don’t require electric power cords are always welcome. In this tutorial I’ll explore some benefits and workflows when using battery-powered lights on a video set. These constant lights can also be adapted for use on a photo

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The Traveling Photographer Column on Photofocus.com

The Traveling Photographer: Powering Up!

How many times have you pushed the shutter release on your camera, to take that perfect photograph, only to find your battery is dead and you don’t have another. Let’s face it, as photographers we are only as good as

Read More

Studio Tip: Add a Battery Grip to Your Camera

Most high-end digital SLR cameras come with a built-in battery grip. If your camera doesn’t have a grip, don’t worry, 3rd party grips are inexpensive and easy to install. Here’s why you should consider adding a battery grip to your

Read More

Which GoPro Battery Lasts the Longest?

While GoPro cameras offer awesome point of view shots, they don’t have the best battery life. I went into the test labs to see which battery lasted the longest. Learn how close the third party (and much cheaper) batteries were

Read More

Keep Track of your Rechargeable Batteries

Life on set can be crazy . . . You’re thinking about the set design, lights, backgrounds, camera settings, models, hair and makeup, pleasing your clients, the art director breathing down your neck, etc. Every time I finish a shoot,

Read More

Using Battery Powered Lights

Lighting options that don’t require electric power cords are always welcome. In this tutorial I’ll explore some benefits and workflows when using battery-powered lights on a video set. These constant lights can also be adapted for use on a photo

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Canon’s Common Counterfeits

If you’re a Canon body owner, you might think that getting some good spare batteries for cheap would be a great idea! That would mean hours upon hours of shooting, right? Well, those hours could be substantially cut down and

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